“For Deutsche Bahn Digital Sales, SAFe is the framework for the strategic digitalization program … With it, we are delivering faster and more effectively on our objectives, which drives our ability to compete in the digital age.” —Matthias Opitz, Senior Program Manager, DB Vertrieb, Deutsch Bahn In SAFe we rely heavily on the metaphor of the train. Value is released through the Agile Release Train (ART). Features are the passengers riding the train. The train.
Hi folks, At the recent Global SAFe Summit in Washington, DC, we were delighted to announce the induction of five new Fellows into the SAFe® Fellow Program: Ken France, Scott Frost, Marc Rix, Joe Vallone, and Dr. Thorsten Janning. The SAFe Fellow achievement is Scaled Agile’s most prestigious distinction, recognizing individuals who have exhibited the highest level of mastery and thought leadership in the practice of SAFe. While support from SPCs and SPCTs is critical.
“SAFe brings so much more engagement, which has really been key for all parties. I wouldn’t want to do it any other way.” —Rajbir Bal, Program Manager, Access Control, JCI Our latest case study comes from Johnson Controls (JCI), a multinational conglomerate that produces automotive parts, electronics, and HVAC equipment. With 170,000 employees in more than 1,300 locations across six continents, they have experienced all the familiar aches and pains that come with having distributed.
Hi Folks: On behalf of the entire Scaled Agile team and the SAFe Contributors, we are delighted to announce SAFe® 4.6 for Lean Enterprises. Why is this update important? It comes down to a single question. How can we better help you build a truly Lean enterprise? We looked at how the Framework has answered that question to date, combined that with what we’ve observed in organizations succeeding with SAFe, and a distinct picture emerged..
Hello Folks, The title above comes from a new article based on an interview which has just been posted at Emerge, a website from Apptio that features real-world experiences from IT leaders. You may have read an earlier post here, SAFe and Technology Business Management (TBM), where I noted that we were just beginning a journey of knowledge sharing and potential integration between SAFe and TBM. We’ve seen substantial interest from some of our customers on this topic..
Hello Everyone, As we developed the SAFe DevOps class with SAFe contributor Marc Rix, we had a lot of conversations about the skills Agile teams and Agile Release Trains need in order to improve the flow of value through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline. As a result, we enhanced the guidance in all four dimensions of the pipeline (Continuous Exploration, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Release on Demand), but none more so than Continuous Deployment. As the course is now released, we.
Hello Folks, Just want to give you a quick update that SAFe 4.0 will be retired on September 30, 2018. As we committed, we’ve supported this version for over a year following the introduction of SAFe 4.5 in June 2017. Here are the important end-of-life dates to keep in mind: 8/31/18 – The last day to purchase SAFe 4.0 courseware. This is also the last day for SAs and SPCs to upgrade from SAFe 3.0 to.
Hello Everyone, I’d like to talk to you today about how we can help you assess the health of your DevOps’s implementation. DevOps and the ability to Release on Demand is critical in today’s environment. But embracing DevOps and building a Continuous Delivery Pipeline is a significant journey for most enterprises. How do we know how well we are doing, where we are on this journey, and what the next step toward improvement should be? In.
Hello folks! Our community is continually growing as evidenced by over 2,000,000 annual visitors who come to the SAFe Framework website. Increasingly these visitors come from our ever-growing group of countries where English is not the first language. Unquestionably, our Global Partner Network addresses the local concerns very effectively. But since we at Scaled Agile strive to have the view of a common ‘language of SAFe,’ we understand clear interpretations can be challenging for companies geographically.
Hi Folks, We’ve been engaged in continuous dialog and feedback sessions regarding the role of Lean-Agile Leadership. Most of you know that we have a short, overpacked Leadership Module in Leading SAFe. It’s always well received, and people generally want more time on it, rather than the 90 minutes we give it there. But two days is still two days, so we are going to stick with that timebox in Leading SAFe. So, the larger.